OHWAD-Basic words





to hug




Example sentences:

Gyere ide, hadd öleljelek meg!

Come here, let me hug you!

[Come-you(imp.) here-to, allow-me hug-should-I-you!]


Röviden megöleltük egymást, de semmi más nem történt.

We hugged each other briefly, but nothing else happened.

 [Briefly hugged-we each-other, but nothing other not happened.]



Related terms:

átölel – to put one’s arm around someone

csókol / megcsókol – to kiss someone (b/w lovers) (csók = kiss on the mouth, usually b/w lovers)

ölel – to hug, but in a more general, permanent sense. For the usual, brief hugging you would use “megölel”.

puszil / megpuszil – to give someone a (brief) kiss on the cheek (puszi = kiss on the cheek)

szeretget / megszeretget – to show someone physical affection (to hug, kuddle, kiss, so.)

vonzalom – attraction, appeal, allurement



Not to be confused with:

megöl – to kill (big difference!)


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